Oil and Honey

Oil and Honey

The Education of An Unlikely Activist

Book - 2013
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Bestselling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet.
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805092844
0805092846
Characteristics: 255 p. ; 22 cm

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smithpaula
Mar 14, 2017

I wanted to be more clear on the urgency of the environmental crisis of climate change.
Enjoyable reading for a 70 yr old new activist such as me, with the bees and honey story helpful. Liked it a lot and will look at other materials by Bill McKibben.

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afie1313
Aug 17, 2014

This book chronicles the life of an environmental activist. It offers an interesting look into Mr. McKibben's life and how he manages to mobilize and educate so many people not only across America, but also globally for his cause in fighting CO2 emissions. There are many recent examples of places all over the world that have experienced climate change throughout his book. His tale also includes references to the life of the honeybee. In particular, the fight zeroed in on protesting the contruction of the Keystone XL Pipleline and he recommends stock portfolios divested of oil companies.

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katjuly
Dec 29, 2013

This is a must read for any one concerned about the environment.

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